Show/Hide

Summer registration opens April 8th at 8:00am for Mesa residents and April 15th at 8:00am for non-residents.  Our Summer Activity guide is now viewable!  Create your wish list now and register on April 8th! 


News

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Black History Month

Post Date:02/06/2019 7:00 AM

Celebrate Black History Month with library programs and reading recommendations!

 

Main Library

Gospel Radio Man Bruce Nelson

"Gospel Radio Man" Screening and Discussion
Sat | Feb 16 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm | MN
This documentary tells the story of 96-year-old Brother Fred Larkins, the oldest living active African American Gospel Music DJ in the United States, followed by a discussion of the film led by creator Bruce Nelson.

 

Red Mountain Library

Preschool Storytime Presents: J is for Jazz
Tues | Feb 19 | 10:30am – 11:00am | RM
Join us for a musical Preschool Storytime in honor of Black History Month. Experience jazz through lyrical stories and the music of classic artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, and more! Ages 3-5.

 

YAAS! YOUNG ADULT ACTION SOCIETY
The Young Adult Action Society offers different activities each week for youth ages 14-24. We are making a positive difference in our library, our city, and the world! We're always accepting new members. This month, YAAS! presents these programs:

YAAS! African American Art History
Tues | Feb 12 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | RM
Phoenix-based artist Antoinette Cauley leads a lesson and hands-on activity about Black art history and contemporary Black art in honor of Black History Month. Ages 14-24.

YAAS! Black History Month with Professor Golden
Tues | Feb 26 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | RM
Mesa Community College professor Rod Golden leads an interactive discussion about Black History Month. Ages 14-24.

Recommended reading for Black History Month:

Return to full list >>